The Liver & Its Usefulness

Most of us have probably heard of the liver and how it helps breakdown any alcohol we ingest. And whilst this is true it has so many more functions to perform. Without a functioning liver a person cannot survive. This essential organ is involved in over 500 vital functions. Some of its many functions include:Continue reading “The Liver & Its Usefulness”

Men’s Menopause

Andropause is a syndrome associated with “a decrease in sexual satisfaction or a decline in a feeling of general well-being associated with low levels of testosterone in older men.”1 Symptoms to look out for are similar to Menopause; including loss of muscle mass and strength, increased body fat deposition, depressed moods, loss of bone densityContinue reading “Men’s Menopause”

Growing Your Own Sprouts

Sprouts are an absolute favourite of mine. My favourite sandwich as a child was wholemeal bread with butter, tomato, black pepper and alfalfa sprouts. As well as tasting delicious, sprouts have many health benefits including: High in vitamins and minerals. They generally contain high levels of folate, magnesium, phosphorus, and vitamin K. In fact, theyContinue reading “Growing Your Own Sprouts”